‘Stories Worth Telling’



Tim Tebow And Jeremy Lin

Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin are the two biggest sports personalities of the year. It seems they have captured the imagination of the American people. Jermey Lin has the fastest selling NBA jersey. During the NFL season Tim Tebow had the first or second fastest selling jersey for NFL players. What is it that makes […]

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“What Is It That Knowing Christ Does For You Right Now?”

I can no longer remember how I heard this question. Was it asked of me? Or, did someone else simply tell me about it? I honestly can’t remember. I have pondered the question over and over. This question needs to be asked, and it certainly demands an answer. “What is it that knowing Christ does for you […]

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What Would You Do?

Last week I attended a meeting of Baptist leaders. It was a good meeting with many important decisions made. One of the parts of the meeting was a devotional by one of the pastors. I have thought about it repeatedly ever since. The message by pastor Wayne Hunt was brief, to the point, and penetrating. […]

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Little Things Make All The Difference

 I love football. I probably love it for all of the reasons that most people do. I love the close games, the fact that it is a physical sport that demands such training and devotion. I love games that go down to the wire (unless I am watching my favorite teams where I always want a blowout!). […]

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Do You Know What Today Is?

I remember reading a story several years ago of a woman who was getting ready for work. Her husband was already dressed for work and was in the kitchen getting ready to eat. She came into the kitchen and cheerily asked: “Do you know what today is?” He didn’t know quite what to say but […]

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About Waylon

I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time. — 1 Timothy 2:5-6 (NIV)